May 28, 2020

Assistant Winemaker Position

Rustenberg Wines in Stellenbosch is seeking to employ an assistant winemaker.

Please read all of the following criteria carefully:
This permanent position is only open to South African citizens.
This position is not suitable for new graduates and requires a considerable level of winery and wine making experience.

The suitable candidate should fulfill the following criteria to be considered for the position:
-Hold a post-graduate degree in oenology, preferably a masters level qualification
-Have a valid drivers license and their own transport
-Live no further than 45 minutes drive from the centre of Stellenbosch
-Have a valid forklift operator license
-Be fit and healthy and able to safely work in a physical winery environment
-Be prepared to work the long hours required during harvest
-To be able work well in a team and to both lead others and follow orders
-Have attained considerable experience both locally and abroad working in wineries
-Experience working in wineries pre and post vintage as well as vintage experience
-Considerable experience conducting laboratory work to exacting standards
-Extensive experience operating a bottling line
-A good knowledge of the safe operating and maintenance of winery machinery
-Experience operating various types of winery filtration systems
-An understanding of the requirements and dynamics involved to ensure a winery is WIETA and IPW compliant

Potential candidates for the position can forward their CVs or queries
to for consideration.

Submissions will be accepted until 5pm on Friday the 5th of June 2020. No late submission of CVs will be considered after this date.

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